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List Rules Movies on this list have received some critical acclaim (they should have a Metascore of 50 or more) but you think they are terrible

The most overrated movies of all time in one list, ranked in order of how overrated they really are. Being overrated doesn't mean it's not a good movie, or even a classic movie, it just means the movie's not living up to the hype surrounding it. Some of these overrated movies are Academy Award winners, some are the best comedies of all time, and some are even considered to be among the best movies ever by some, they are all overhyped and don't quite live up to all of the positive attention they've received.  

These are movies that film critics hailed as brilliant, movies your friends said you had to see, comedies you would fall over laughing at, and dramas so deep you'd never look at the world the same way again. Except that you did watch them, they did suck, and now you're questioning your friends's taste in everything. From Avatar and all the Twilights, to Love Actually (you monster) and Trainspotting (maybe? Up to you!), these are the films you hate, despite their popularity and/or acclaim.

What are the most overrated films? What classic movies are overrated? What are some top movies that everyone loves but some people hate? This is by no means a complete list of overrated movies, but it's a whole bunch of them. If you know of a supposedly great movie that's overrated and not on the list of the most overrated movies, make sure to add it so other people can save their time and give it a miss.
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387 412
Friday is listed (or ranked) 101 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Friday Ice Cube, Meagan Good, Nia Long

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290 199
Melancholia is listed (or ranked) 102 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Melancholia Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland, John Hurt

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790 1,213
2001: A Space Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 103 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke, Leonard Rossiter, Ed Bishop

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663 724
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is listed (or ranked) 104 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Anna Kendrick, Chris Evans, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

105
558 723
Requiem for a Dream is listed (or ranked) 105 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Requiem for a Dream Jennifer Connelly, Jared Leto, Ellen Burstyn

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351 249
Les Misérables is listed (or ranked) 106 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
wawwhite1 added Les Misérables Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman

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683 1,033
The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 107 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
The Dark Knight Rises Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman

108
673 1,080
Inception is listed (or ranked) 108 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
ChrisRubin added Inception Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard

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581 1,011
The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 109 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

110
426 703
Trainspotting is listed (or ranked) 110 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Trainspotting Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller

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250 185
Pineapple Express is listed (or ranked) 111 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Pineapple Express Amber Heard, James Franco, Seth Rogen

112
237 145
Mr. Hulot's Holiday is listed (or ranked) 112 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Skojare added Mr. Hulot's Holiday Jacques Tati, Édouard Francomme, Lucien Frégis

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597 888
No Country for Old Men is listed (or ranked) 113 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
No Country for Old Men Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones, Woody Harrelson

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429 374
Drive is listed (or ranked) 114 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
wiabux added Drive Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

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482 622
Dazed and Confused is listed (or ranked) 115 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Dazed and Confused Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Matthew McConaughey

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427 395
Chariots of Fire is listed (or ranked) 116 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
ChangesDownClub added Chariots of Fire Stephen Fry, Kenneth Branagh, Ian Holm

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188 80
Bellflower is listed (or ranked) 117 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Bellflower Rebekah Brandes, Vincent Grashaw, Evan Glodell

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597 813
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 118 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Spider-Man Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco

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235 116
Young Adult is listed (or ranked) 119 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Young Adult Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, J.K. Simmons

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761 1,209
The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 120 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
ChrisTanakis added The Avengers Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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480 713
Bram Stoker's Dracula is listed (or ranked) 121 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Bram Stoker's Dracula Monica Bellucci, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder

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507 776
Citizen Kane is listed (or ranked) 122 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Citizen Kane Orson Welles, Alan Ladd, Agnes Moorehead

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196 118
Tom Jones is listed (or ranked) 123 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Tom Jones Albert Finney, Lynn Redgrave, Susannah York

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235 149
An American in Paris is listed (or ranked) 124 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
An American in Paris Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch

125
373 619
Mad Max is listed (or ranked) 125 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Mad Max Mel Gibson, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

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377 272
American Hustle is listed (or ranked) 126 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
WarrenMitchell added American Hustle Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams, Robert De Niro

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386 469
Brave is listed (or ranked) 127 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Brave Emma Thompson, Craig Ferguson, Billy Connolly

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363 369
12 Years a Slave is listed (or ranked) 128 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
ZohaibHassan added 12 Years a Slave Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch - In the per-Civil War United States, Solomon Northrup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty at the hands of a malevolent slave owner, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon ...

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290 258
Battleship Potemkin is listed (or ranked) 129 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Skojare added Battleship Potemkin Sergei Eisenstein, Grigori Aleksandrov, Aleksandr Antonov

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746 1,806
The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 130 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
The Dark Knight Christian Bale, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman

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342 443
Road to Perdition is listed (or ranked) 131 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Road to Perdition Tom Hanks, Daniel Craig, Paul Newman

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431 578
Brazil is listed (or ranked) 132 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Brazil Robert De Niro, Bob Hoskins, Ian Holm

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231 140
St. Elmo's Fire is listed (or ranked) 133 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
PetroniusArbiterII added St. Elmo's Fire Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Judd Nelson

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211 127
The Purge is listed (or ranked) 134 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
PuujeeBuGoodGame added The Purge Lena Headey, Ethan Hawke, Adelaide Kane

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426 639
Scarface is listed (or ranked) 135 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Scarface Michelle Pfeiffer, Al Pacino, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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150 71
Lego Atlantis: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 136 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
eilish added Lego Atlantis: The Movie Jeff Bennett, Bruce Boxleitner, Rachael MacFarlane

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602 1,129
Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 137 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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637 1,152
The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 138 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
The Matrix Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss

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512 1,044
Braveheart is listed (or ranked) 139 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Braveheart Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Brendan Gleeson

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217 142
American Pie is listed (or ranked) 140 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
CV12 added American Pie Alyson Hannigan, Tara Reid, Shannon Elizabeth

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484 658
District 9 is listed (or ranked) 141 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
truthissomewhereoutthere added District 9 Sharlto Copley, Jed Brophy, Vanessa Haywood

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320 309
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron B... is listed (or ranked) 142 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
StuartGantner added Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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419 607
Interview with the Vampire: Th... is listed (or ranked) 143 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst

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225 218
Gone Girl is listed (or ranked) 144 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
eilish added Gone Girl Ben Affleck, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

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466 588
300 is listed (or ranked) 145 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
300 Gerard Butler, Michael Fassbender, Lena Headey

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643 773
Grease is listed (or ranked) 146 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Grease John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

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175 105
Last Year at Marienbad is listed (or ranked) 147 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Last Year at Marienbad Delphine Seyrig, Sacha Pitoëff, Giorgio Albertazzi

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480 834
Toy Story 3 is listed (or ranked) 148 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
Toy Story 3 Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg, Michael Keaton

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181 110
The Rules of the Game is listed (or ranked) 149 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
The Rules of the Game Jean Renoir, Marcel Dalio, Julien Carette

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165 79
The World of Apu is listed (or ranked) 150 on the list The Most Overrated Movies of All Time
The World of Apu Sharmila Tagore, Soumitra Chatterjee, Panchanan Bhattacharya